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Shedd Aquarium Presentation: Great Lakes White Sucker Migration

September 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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Dr. Karen Murchie,  Research Biologist for the Shedd Aquarium, will present fascinating insights into her current research on the migration of White Sucker fish in the Great Lakes.   The Park District of Highland Park is an active participant in the research project.   The presentation is part of the Gary Bolger Chapter of Trout Unlimited monthly meeting. 

Dr. Murchie in one of a few researchers in the world who is focused on learning how fish behave in their natural Great Lakes environment and how human activities and environmental change can influence fish behavior. Her aim is to undertake a research approach that embraces the complexity of the environment and the human dimension to further understand fisheries, leading to effective conservation and management strategies.

The research project was recently highlighted in a Chicago Tribune feature article, Chicago Tribune (Print) 05.12.17 Sucker Fish

To learn more about Dr. Karen Murchie, click here

To learn more About Trout Unlimited, click here


September 14, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Heller Nature Center
2821 Ridge Rd.
Highland Park, IL 60035 United States
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